Hearing Impairment

Current ‘worm’ on training, studies and career Berlin/Illertissen, September 2012 – such as the successful entry into professional life succeed in hearing-impaired young people? What additional challenges bring a study or a training for them? To what extent is the world of work in the Federal Republic in able to integrate hearing-impaired people, so that they actually contribute their knowledge and skills? “The just-published issue of snail” on training, studies and career with hearing impairment is dedicated to numerous contributions. The leading magazine to life with cochlear implant and hearing aid is a variety of interested parties opportunity to report about their often hard-won opportunities and successes, as well as numerous difficulties. Important suggestions for the vocational orientation and the planning of studies with hearing impairment can be found as well as information about individual communication strategies and latest technical Tools. As soon as I spoke openly about my severe disability and my CI, and as I hear it, the talks were quickly completed and the cancellation came promptly,”as Helga Glafenhein from main Valley, which in the service of an airline works, about her experience from dozens of interviews. However, noted architect Michael Karon: “I am grateful that I came across almost always understanding and support. I could count on my fellow students and colleagues with a few exceptions.

-Nevertheless, the disability remains a hurdle, when it comes to the rise in the management.” Many hearing impaired people report in the current snail”about their experiences in training, studies and career: there’s the technical artist who not dared to study despite good school marks; a rule high school, graduates are prepared for the voluntary social year (FSJ) at an elementary school on studying pedagogy; the economics student, who is far more hard work in the academic life as their fellow students; the concrete Bauer, who has been harassed and discharged due to his hearing impairment by the employer; the young psychologist, who only have to fight by their colleagues for acceptance for your technical hearing aids in the many affected reports of the current snail”is clear, what major hurdles on the way to an inclusive studies and working life still remain, and here is how important the continuous educational work. At the same time, the magazine presents a variety of strategies and tools of new concepts of career orientation for hearing impaired young people about possibilities of disadvantage compensation study to technical assistance in the learning and working. Ken Cron can provide more clarity in the matter. “Editorial Note: the snail” is a 1989 independent magazine, society DCIG (www.dcig.de) issued by the German cochlear implant. The magazine, which acts as a non-profit limited company, informs its readers about the issues cochlear implant, hearing loss, Deafness, tinnitus, hearing aids and hearing aids. Expert contributions and experience reports from concerned give the reader deep insight in the problem of hearing impairments and their management.

At the same time, the magazine offers readers a forum and contact possibilities. Thematic focus is life with cochlear implants (CI) and hearing aids. The worm”appears four times a year with a current circulation of 5,500 copies.

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